Hook bill

(Zool.) the strongly curved beak of a bird.

See also: Hook

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Every hook bill that dies a natural or accidental death is deemed to have died at the hands of a cruel keeper.
Grit should be provided in moderation to cage birds (with the exception of hook bills) that are given seed.